Student Communications Intern Program

Interested in developing your skills in marketing and communications? 

With guidance from Student Communications Team the student representative will assist with a range of tasks including, but not limited to, copy writing for the weekly student newsletter features and social posts, Current Students website content editing and the development of commencing student email/web communications. The Student Representative will lead on the Student Stories campaign from inception to planning and delivery. 

Summary of tasks:

Newsletter and social: Copywriting for newsletter features and social posts as planned per the communications calendar and timeline. This also includes developing features in line with key term time campaigns, dates, and academic reminders.

Archiving weekly student newsletters on the Newsletter archive page and maintenance of the addition of newsletter publishing schedule, adding dates for upcoming terms and years.

Faculty noticeboard: Maintaining the publishing of faculty news, events, opportunities on the Faculty noticeboard on Current Students website. This includes other general notices and content to be published on the Current Student site as and when required.

Onboarding comms support: Assist with development of onboarding communications each term. Including web updates, Electronic Direct Mail drafting and proofing, and liaising with key stakeholders.

Student stories: Leading on the Student stories campaign – creating a campaign plan, identifying key experiences to share to broader cohorts of students (e.g. student exchange, Arc societies, students that have used important services such as the SSA’s, CAPS, legal advice scholarships), recruiting ideal students to share those stories, interviewing, developing story/narrative and publishing.

This also includes developing an ideal place/platform to share those stories, e.g. a Current Students’ page for articles and video, social posts, etc. Project to be further developed with the assistance of the appointed student.

Positions Available

Student Representative.

1 position in T1, T2 and T3. Duration of internship 10 weeks, application deadline 2 weeks prior to the start of Term. Time commitment 2-4 hours per week.

How to get involved

Complete the application form here.


  • Accredited by UNSW Advantage = Yes
    (For recognition on Australia Higher Education Graduation Statement)

Availability of activity

Term 1, Term 2, Term 3

Type of activity

Internships, Publications & media

Interest area / Advantages

Foster collaboration, Embrace change, Continue learning

Skills required and/or developed

Critical & analytical thinking, Event & project management, Graphic design, Interpersonal & communication, Marketing & PR, Organisational & time management, Problem solving & practical skills, Team work & networking, Writing & editing

Contacts and more information


Registrar and Student Services


Yollanda Saw, Student Communications Officer


[email protected] 

For more information about co-curricular activities, see UNSW Advantage.

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